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Reed Controversy #289086

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 1983
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(Studio) National security council aide Thomas Reed, under investigation for possible criminal activity in stock market, said leaving administration
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Reed's decision to leave next month following assignment on MX commission noted; deputy press secretary Larry Speakes said not ruling out future consulting role for Reed. Reed said retaining post on defense advisory board [Representative John DINGELL - questions Reed's ability to get White House post despite record.] White House said turning over all pertinent documents on affair to Dingell's House committee Questions on thoroughness of FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission investigations of Reed prior to his White House appointed examined. [DINGELL - criticizes FBI's inquiry.] Details listed on screen; President Reagan and national security adviser William Clark said aware of Reed's background at time of his appointed
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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